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Gibson County Sheriff
Wednesday January 31st, 2018 :: 07:58 a.m. CST


Fort Branch man arrested on DUI charge.

On January 28, 2018, at 3:43 p.m. Gibson County Central Dispatch received a report of an intoxicated driver on Tara Lane near Fort Branch, Indiana. The caller reported that a man was driving a Dodge pickup through yards in the area, and upon arriving Deputy U.B. Smith opened an investigation into the complaint and began his investigation. During the investigation Deputy Smith located the driver 37 year old Michael Hill of Fort Branch and the Green 1995 Dodge truck that Mr. Hill was driving. At the conclusion of his investigation Deputy Smith placed Mr. Hill into custody and transported him to the Gibson County Jail. At the Gibson County Jail Mr. Hill was charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated (DUI) and Operating While a Habitual Traffic Violator. He has since posted a $750 bond.

Assisting Deputy Smith in his investigation was Deputy Loren Barchett and Haubstadt Officer Jeremy Volk.

All Criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Gibson County Sheriff
112 East Emerson Street
Princeton, IN 47670

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Non-emergencies: 812-385-3496

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